gazpacho soup wine glass entree

Foodservice Recipe: Gazpacho

Whoever said summer is not soup season has clearly never experienced Gazpacho. This vibrant refreshing soup is well known in Spain, parts of the Mediterranean and other areas of the world that boast a subtropic/tropical climate.

panzanella bread salad

Foodservice Recipe: Panzanella Bread Salad

Summer is upon us and so to is the transition from slow cooked heavy braised foods of winter, to the fresh vibrant colored dishes of Summer. One of my favorite salads is the panzanella…

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To scale or not to scale?

Gain tighter control of your costs by practicing good scaling. Allowing your scale the opportunity to eliminate guesswork will help keep profit where it belongs… within your operation.

josephs maine lobster ravioli

New Products 6/20/18

This week we’ve added 8 new items to our inventory, from Major Products line of bases we’ve added 1lb sizes of Beef and Chicken stock bases, with no MSG and Gluten Free. From Campell’s Reserve line of premium frozen soups we’ve added new Latin Farro Pozole and Jambalaya with chicken, sausage and ham. From Purdue we’ve added NAE select clipped 1.25oz/avg chicken tenderloins. From Joseph’s Pasta we’ve brough in two new items, Shrimp Scampi and Maine Lobster Ravioli. Lastly, from Fox Family Farms we now carry a 2.5lb pack size of their extremely popular Maine made potato chips.

carla's ravioli pasta with pesto

New Products 6/13/18

This week we’ve added 5 new items to our inventory. New in from Perfect Puree, Cherry Puree – perfect for smoothies, signature cocktails and as the secret ingredient to flavorful recipes. We’ve added two new products from Carla’s Pasta, Jumbo Cheese Ravioli and Crispy Bacon-Stromboli Bites. From Fisher King we’ve added 90-125/Tail-off cooked shrimp. Lastly, from the bakery masters at Piantedosi, we’ve added an unsliced New England style Brioche roll – the perfect vessel for epic lobster rolls!

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New Products 4/18/18

This week we’ve added 15 new items to our inventory including a slew of new items in the breakfast category, individual portion sizes of Jif peanut butter, and chocolate fountain syrup. We’ve also added organic sweet corn, frying oil, sliced Kalamata olives, cream sauce base and tortellini, New England style Brioche lobster rolls and fresh pepperoni.

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Episode 39 – A Simple Equation to Maximize Success

In this week’s episode we’re talking about the “who, what, why and how” important to success. Plus, we’ve got this week’s new products and there’s lobster news in the literary world. What is the most popular non-chocolate Easter candy? Bonus points for how many of them are sold during the Easter season. The answer in this week’s episode!

Lobster Mac & Cheese by Patrick Fahrner Photography

Lobster Mac & Cheese, To-Go!

Trendy New England dining comes home as a portable crowd-pleaser. Featuring two widely popular ingredients, this dish perfectly merges rich sweet lobster meat with the savory contrast of white cheddar mac and cheese.

jug of mandarin orange salad dressing

New Products 6/21/17

9 new items have been added to our inventory this week including a new specialty Mandarin Orange Sesame Ginger dressing. Chicken leg quarters that have been ice glazed to maximize freshness. An expertly smoked pre-sliced turkey breast from Jennie-O. 4 bakery-fresh new items; a hearth baked bulkie roll, a potato burger roll, a country style burger roll, and a soft bulkie roll. In for the season in seafood; premium crab meat, this is succulent all-leg fresh crab meat. Also now available in seafood is our extremely popular fresh “tail-claw-knuckle” lobster meat.

fried chicken on waffles with sauce

New Products 6/14/17

This week we’ve added 12 new items to our inventory. In for the season we have fresh cooked lobster meat and 10-20 fresh scallops. We’ve added cooked bacon bits and unbreaded cooked chicken wings. Blueberry Habanero Hot Sauce and Golden Velvet Yellow Cheese Sauce. New England style sliced hotdog rolls. 3 varieties of coffee cake, complete with plain craft windowed boxes and labels. In non-foods we’ve added a 21oz clear plastic, 2 compartment, tamper evident package and a 5 pack 200CT option of the C2 hybrid synthetic gloves in size medium.